Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Behold, he spreadeth his light around him; And he covereth the bottom of the sea.

New American Standard Bible

"Behold, He spreads His lightning about Him, And He covers the depths of the sea.

King James Version

Behold, he spreadeth his light upon it, and covereth the bottom of the sea.

Holman Bible

See how He spreads His lightning around Him
and covers the depths of the sea.

International Standard Version

He scatters his lightning above it, and covers the bottom of the sea.

A Conservative Version

Behold, he spreads his light around him, and he covers the bottom of the sea.

Amplified

Behold, He spreads His lightning against the dark clouds and covers the roots of the sea.

Bible in Basic English

See, he is stretching out his mist, covering the tops of the mountains with it.

Darby Translation

Lo, he spreadeth his light around him, and covereth the bottom of the sea.

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, he spread upon it his light, and he covered the roots of the sea.

King James 2000

Behold, he spreads his lightning upon it, and covers the depths of the sea.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look, he scatters his lightning around him, and he covers the roots of the sea.

Modern King James verseion

Behold, He spreads His light on it, and He covers the bottom of the sea.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and cause his light to shine upon them, and to cover the bottom of the sea.

NET Bible

See how he scattered his lightning about him; he has covered the depths of the sea.

New Heart English Bible

Behold, he spreads his light around him. He covers the bottom of the sea.

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! he hath spread out over it, his lightning, The bed of the sea, hath he covered.

Webster

Behold, he spreadeth his light upon it, and covereth the bottom of the sea.

World English Bible

Behold, he spreads his light around him. He covers the bottom of the sea.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, He hath spread over it His light, And the roots of the sea He hath covered,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122

upon it, and covereth
כּסה 
Kacah 
Usage: 152

the bottom
שׁרשׁ 
Sheresh 
Usage: 33

Context Readings

Elihu Extols God's Greatness

29 Yea, can any understand the spreadings of the clouds, The thunderings of his pavilion? 30 Behold, he spreadeth his light around him; And he covereth the bottom of the sea. 31 For by these he judgeth the peoples; He giveth food in abundance.



Cross References

Genesis 1:9

And God said, Let the waters under the heavens be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so.

Exodus 14:22

And the children of Israel went into the midst of the sea upon the dry ground: and the waters were a wall unto them on their right hand, and on their left.

Exodus 14:28

And the waters returned, and covered the chariots, and the horsemen, even all the host of Pharaoh that went in after them into the sea; there remained not so much as one of them.

Exodus 15:4-5

Pharaoh's chariots and his host hath he cast into the sea; And his chosen captains are sunk in the Red Sea.

Job 38:8-11

Or who'shut up the sea with doors, When it brake forth, as if it had issued out of the womb;

Job 38:25

Who hath cleft a channel for the waterflood, Or the way for the lightning of the thunder;

Job 38:34-35

Canst thou lift up thy voice to the clouds, That abundance of waters may cover thee?

Psalm 18:11-16

He made darkness his hiding-place, his pavilion round about him, Darkness of waters, thick clouds of the skies.

Psalm 104:5-9

Who laid the foundations of the earth, That it should not be moved for ever.

Luke 17:24

for as the lightning, when it lighteneth out of the one part under the heaven, shineth unto the other part under heaven; so shall the Son of man be in his day.

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